Tetherless World Constellation Launch

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Website: Tetherless World Constellation Launch
When: June 11 2008
Where: Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Description:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hosts a round-table discussion with leading visionaries of the World Wide Web on the future of the Web. The panel includes Professor James Hendler, Semantic Web Visionary; Professor Deborah L. McGuinness, Web Language Expert; Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the Web and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium; Wendy Hall, President-Elect of the ACM and Sr. V.P. of the Royal Academy of Engineering; Nigel Shadbolt, Former President of the BCS and CTO of Garlik; and Nova Spivak, High-Tech Entrepreneur.

The event takes place on the RPI campus, June 11, 2008 starting at 2:30pm in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium.

Opening remarks will be given by RPI President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., and will be streamed live via the web.

This event marks the launch of the Tetherless World Constellation, a research constellation at RPI chaired by Professors James Hendler and Deborah L. McGuinness.

Agenda:
  • 1:30 pm, Demos and Posters by TW members
  • 2:30 pm, Opening Remarks by Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.,President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 2:45 pm, Keynote Address by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Senior Research Scientist MIT Laboratory for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • 3:45 pm, Issue Debate "Washington, Wikipedia, and Web 3.0: What is the Future of the Web?" by Jim Hendler, Deborah McGuinness, Tim Berners-Lee, Wendy Hall, Nigel Shadbolt, Nova Spivack
  • 5:30 pm, Demos and Posters by TW members

Publications

Graves, A., Adali, S., and Hendler, J. 2008. Centrality-based ranking for RDF nodes. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

Ding, L., Tao, J., and McGuinness, D.L. 2008. Evaluating Semantic Web Instance Data. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

McGuinness, D.L., Glass, A., Wolverton, M., Pinheiro, P., and Chang, C. 2008. Explainable Adaptive Assistants. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

McGuinness, D.L., Ding, L., Pinheiro, P., Chang, C., Michaelis, J., Tao, J., Glass, A., and Rio, N. 2008. Inference Web: Enabling Accountable Web Applications. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

Fox, P. and McGuinness, D.L. 2008. Knowledge Provenance for Virtual Observatories. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

Patton, E.W. 2008. OWL Mobile: Visualizing OWL ontologies on mobile devices. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

Zheng, J., Bao, J., and Ding, L. 2008. RPI Map on Semantic Wiki. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

Williams, G.T. 2008. Techniques for Next Generation Querying of the Web. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).

Michaelis, J., Ding, L., McGuinness, D.L., and Hendler, J. 2008. The TW Wine Agent: A Social Semantic Web Demo. In Proceedings of Tetherless World Constellation Launch (June 11 2008, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY).